About DennisDennis Kelly’s work for theatre includes Debris, Osama the Hero, After the End, Love and
Money, Taking Care of Baby, DNA (which became a set text on the GCSE English
Literature syllabus in 2010), Orphans, The Gods Weep and The Ritual Slaughter of Gorge
Mastromas. His plays have been performed worldwide and to date have been translated
into nearly forty languages.
For television he co-wrote and co-created Pulling and wrote and created Utopia. For film he wrote the screenplay for Black Sea, directed by Kevin Macdonald. He also wrote the book for the Olivier and Tony award-winning Matilda the Musical.
Recent work includes writing the book of the musical for Pinocchio, which opened at the
National Theatre in December 2017 and his new play Girls and Boys which opened at the
Royal Court in February 2018.